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M2659

Sigma-Aldrich

Melamine

99%

Synonym(s):
2,4,6-Triamino-1,3,5-triazine, sym-Triaminotriazine
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C3H6N6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
126.12
Beilstein:
124341
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

99%

form

powder

mp

>300 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: soluble 25 mg/mL, clear to slightly hazy, colorless

SMILES string

Nc1nc(N)nc(N)n1

InChI

1S/C3H6N6/c4-1-7-2(5)9-3(6)8-1/h(H6,4,5,6,7,8,9)

InChI key

JDSHMPZPIAZGSV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Melamine can be used as a:
  • Reactant in the preparation of melamine trisulfonic acid (MTSA) which is used as a catalyst in various reactions.
  • Nitrogen source for the large scale synthesis of nitrogen-doped graphene (NG).
  • Heterogeneous catalyst in combination with lewis acid ZnI2 for conversion of carbon dioxide to cyclic carbonates.

Packaging

1, 3 kg in poly bottle
5, 100 g in poly bottle

Pictograms

Health hazard

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Repr. 2

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

572.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

300 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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